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Assessments

We offer a range of assessments to identify difficulties in a number of developmental areas.

Autism Assessments

For information regarding Autism Assessments, please click here.

Speech Pathology Assessments

A comprehensive assessment of areas such as expressive language, speech intelligibility and comprehension conducted by our qualified speech pathologists.

Occupational Therapy Assessments

A comprehensive assessments of areas such as writing, fine motor, sensory and visual perception skills conducted by our qualified occupational therapists.

Cognitive Assessments

A cognitive assessment is the formal testing of a child’s thinking, problem-solving and reasoning abilities.

Depending on the age of the child, this assessment is conducted using the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) or the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI). The Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Assessment is also conducted to assess functional impact on the child’s daily living, social, language and coping skills.

These assessments are conducted by our qualified psychologists and are accepted by the Disability Services Commission‘s Eligibility Team and the Education Department.

Psycho-Educational Assessments

A Psycho-Educational assessment provides an estimate of a person’s intellectual abilities and academic strengths and weaknesses. This includes a cognitive assessment (detailed above) and a Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT) conducted by our qualified psychologists.

Language Development Centre Assessments

Our qualified psychologists and speech pathologists can conduct assessments as per the requirements of language Development Centres.